First appearance deceives many.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.
Many women long for what eludes them, and like not what is offered them.
Enhance and intensify one's vision of that synthesis of truth and beauty which is the highest and deepest reality.
Venus favors the bold.
It is the poor man who'll ever count his flock.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
Beauty is a fragile gift.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
Let what is irksome become habitual, no more will it trouble you.
Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish.
Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it there will be a fish.